Announcing the inaugural winner of Spotlight Dorado!

Congratulations to Latino writer/director, Jesus Celaya for Lucha Noir, the winner of the Spotlight Dorado short film contest! The contest was fierce, with more than 4,000 votes, Lucha Noir took top honors. Watch the film below.

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Spotlight Dorado will return in 2023!

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It’s a Wrap​

As our short film contest comes to a close, go behind the spotlight and take a look back at the incredible journey of discovery and creativity from talented Latino filmmakers around the country.

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► EP1: The Launch

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► EP2: The Semi-Finalists

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► EP3: The Surprise Reveal

Stephanie Beatriz


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Carlos López Estrada


Ilana Peña


Danay Garcia


Nancy C. Mejía


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